According to a researcher with the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ), at least 33 percent of all American adults have an arrest record by the time they turn 23.
Despite the fact that much of the country has relaxed the laws surrounding the use and possession of small amount of marijuana for personal medicinal or recreational use -- Virginia is not one of those states.
Almost everyone understands the law about alcohol and driving in Virginia. Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking can put other people and yourself at risk for serious, even fatal crashes. Alcohol can lead to poor decision making, increased response time and even issues with staying in your lane.
If you're pulled over due to a traffic violation and the officer suspects that you've been drinking, you'll probably be asked to take a Breathalyzer test.
Two Virginia residents are behind bars right now after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of a small amount of drugs.